How to get to FGR

Forest Green Rovers is located in the Gloucestershire village of Nailsworth in the heart of the Cotswolds. For fans travelling to The New Lawn, here’s everything you need to know about getting here.

Club address

Forest Green Rovers, The New Lawn, Another Way, Nailsworth, GL6 0FG

Public transport

The New Lawn can be easily reached by local public transport, with regular bus and train services running from Stroud:

Bus

The number 63 bus runs from Merrywalks Shopping Centre in Stroud every 30 minutes, and takes around half an hour to get to Forest Green.

You can view the full route on the Stagecoach website.

Train

The nearest train station is in the centre of Stroud, with easy access to the number 63 bus route.

You can find train times on the National Rail website.

Cycling

You can avoid traffic and cut your carbon emissions completely by cycling to The New Lawn.

Park and ride

We run a park and ride service from local engineering company Renishaw, on Stroud Road, GL5 5HA. There are over 200 parking spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis, costing just £3 per car.

The service starts three hours before kick-off, and coaches run regularly to and from the ground up until the start of the match.

Once the match is over, coaches can take you back to Renishaw from the bus stop outside The New Lawn on the main road.  

By car

If you have to drive to The New Lawn, car sharing is a great way to reduce your carbon emissions and save money on petrol and parking.

You can use the postcode GL6 0ET to drive here if you have a Sat Nav, or follow these directions:

From the North or South (M5)

Exit the motorway at junction 13 onto the A419 towards Stroud.

Go straight over three roundabouts and, after joining the A46, follow signs to Bath and Nailsworth.

When you get to Nailsworth town centre, turn right at the mini roundabout into Spring Hill. Go over one roundabout and then turn left at the second roundabout into The New Lawn.

From the East

Exit the M4 at junction 18 and follow the A46 to Nailsworth.

When you get to Nailsworth town centre, turn left at the mini roundabout into Spring Hill. Then go straight over one roundabout and turn left at the next roundabout into The New Lawn.

Parking

Parking is available at the neighbouring school, within easy walking distance (90m) from the stadium, at £5 per vehicle (cash only) but spaces are limited.

If you choose to park in the local residential area, please park with consideration for our neighbours and adhere to local parking enforcement.  Please be aware that Parking Enforcement Officers patrol the area on a matchday.

Parking at the stadium is reserved for pre-booked guests only (hospitality and Blue Badge holders).

For more information about disabled parking access, head to our special assistance page.

Electric vehicle charging

We have two electric vehicle charge points at The New Lawn, so up to four cars can charge at any time.

The charge points deliver up to 7kW per connector, so the average EV can be fully charged in four to five hours.

We also have a rapid charger, which delivers up to 50kW, giving 80% charge to compatible EVs in 30-45 minutes. The charge point has a tethered cable, so there’s no need to bring your own.

You can download the Electric Highway App here to our check charge point’s availability and status.